About Ernst Seeds
Founded by Calvin Ernst in 1964, Ernst Conservation Seeds is the largest native seed producer and supplier in the eastern United States. We grow, process and sell hundreds of species of native and naturalized seeds and live plant materials, propagated on more than 9,000 acres in northwestern Pennsylvania.
To ensure our customers receive a quality product, all of our seeds are harvested, conditioned and tested under the highest quality standards. READ ABOUT OUR MISSION.
Ernst Historical Highlights
Meet Our Team
Ernst Conservation Seeds has been a family business since Calvin Ernst founded the company. Calvin and the Ernst family still lead our operations today, though the extended Ernst “family” includes nearly 90 full-time employees.